Cannabis Studies

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The scientific literature on marijuana and Alzheimer’s is by no means clear cut. Some studies have identified both THC and CBD — two of the many chemical components found within marijuana — as having potentially beneficial effects on Alzheimer’s and dementia. Advocates disagree with how the drug is being characterized by Amen. “There is some […]

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The scientific literature on marijuana and Alzheimer’s is by no means clear cut. Some studies have identified both THC and CBD — two of the many chemical components found within marijuana — as having potentially beneficial effects on Alzheimer’s and dementia. Advocates disagree with how the drug is being characterized by Amen. “There is some […]

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Hands hold a can of beer and cannabis joint.(Photo: sturti, Getty Images) Marijuana use may pose a greater risk to the developing brains of teenagers than alcohol consumption, according to a new study  this week. The analysis, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found that cannabis had greater short and long-term consequences than alcohol on four key […]

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Although studies have shown that alcohol and cannabis misuse are related to impaired cognition in youth, previous studies were not designed to understand this relationship and differentiate whether cannabis use was causal or consequential to cognitive impairment. A new study by researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal, published in the American Journal of […]

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Hands hold a can of beer and cannabis joint.(Photo: sturti, Getty Images) Marijuana use may pose a greater risk to the developing brains of teenagers than alcohol consumption, according to a new study  this week. The analysis, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found that cannabis had greater short and long-term consequences than alcohol on four key […]

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“Antiquated” federal policies are preventing military veterans’ access to medical marijuana, a prominent veterans advocacy group says — despite the drug’s potential to lessen pain and PTSD. In a #CannabisForVets campaign launched this week, the nonpartisan advocacy group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is calling on “all patriotic Americans” to urge Congress to pass […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Teenagers using cannabis are causing long-lasting damage to their developing brains, a Canadian study suggests. It found the impact on thinking skills, memory and behaviour was worse than that of teenage drinking. The researchers, from the University of Montreal, urged teenagers to delay their use of cannabis for as long as […]

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A White House drug office official has offered assurances that a marijuana policy panel will be objective and dispassionate as it examines the impact of legalization in some states, a Colorado senator said. The vow came after BuzzFeed reported in August that the panel intended to portray marijuana as a national threat and criticize state efforts to […]

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Teen brains are more vulnerable to the effects of marijuana than alcohol, a new study finds. Adolescents who begin using marijuana regularly may suffer lasting repercussions in their thinking ability, according to scientists at the University of Montreal. The study, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, followed over 3,800 adolescents from 31 Montreal-area […]

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Cannabis use causes long-term damage to the developing brains of teenagers, a new study suggests. The study by Canadian scientists found that the impact of cannabis use on skills, memory, and behavior is worse than alcohol. The research also suggests cannabis works as a “gateway drug” by reducing the mental capacity to control the impulses associated […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Cannabis Company, Inc. (CSE: ICAN) (OTCQB: ICNAF) (“Integrated Cannabis “), is pleased to announce the successful completion and positive results of a controlled trial of its proprietary Sleep product.  The controlled 60 patient trial was completed with a renowned pain clinic in Southern California and the […]

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Oct. 4, 2018 — Marijuana may cause long-term damage to teens‘ brains, a new study finds. Canadian researchers followed 3,800 adolescents for four years, starting at about age 13, and found that marijuana use had a greater effect on their skills, memory and behavior than alcohol, BBC News reported. The more the teens used marijuana, […]

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